Phelps Promontory

Phelps Promontory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Phelps Promontory  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Place ID: 16608
Name ID: 130095

Feature type: Promontory

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An ice piedmont promontory fringed by several low-lying rocky headlands. The promontory rises gently south of Williams Point, Livingston Island, to about 180 m. Named by UK-APC (1998) after Edmond Malcolm Stuart Phelps (b. 1928), Master RRS John Biscoe, 1972-1991 (First Officer, 1966-72; Second officer, 1964-66), who gave substantial assistance to J.L. Smellie and M.R.A. Thomson, British Antarctic Survey geologists with the field survey of this area, during the season 1974-75.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 28' 55.0" S
- 62.48194°
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Longitude:
60° 07' 15.0" W
- 60.12083°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1998

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